PhD Salary In India 2022: Know Associate Professor and Professor Salary

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 13th, 2023

PhD Salary 2022: The students looking forward to applying for the PhD Courses and are curious about the PhD Salary In India 2022. The Doctor of Philosophy or PhD is a doctorate degree that deals with the field of research and academics. The duration of a PhD degree is up to 3 Years, with a maximum period of 6 Years. One of the reasons the students pursue PhD in the field that are interested in is because of the better career options. The Phd Salary In India varies according to the different career options after acquiring PhD in their respective fields. 

Scroll down the full article to know the PhD Professor salary in India and the salary for different profession based on different career options in PhD. 

PhD Salary In India 2022: Salaries Based On Job Roles

The PhD degree varies in different specializations. Candidates must check the better salary specialization before applying for PhD Admission.

  • PhD Management Jobs that include Business Analyst, Management Consultant, Human Resource Manager, and Data Analyst.
  • PhD Arts Jobs that include Content Writer, Professor, Clinical Psychologist, and Economist.
  • PhD Engineering Jobs include Executive Engineers, Mechanical Design Engineers, and Research Scientists.
  • PhD Medical Jobs include Researchers, Medical Scientists, Hospital Administrators, and Professors.

The PhD Salary In India for the professor, associate professor, and lecturer posts is provided below. Candidates can check PhD professor salary in India in the table. 

Job Role Average Annual Salary (Government) Average Annual Salary (Private)
Associate Professor INR 8.80 L  INR 6.41 L
Lecturer INR 9,73,0919  INR 3,28,20010
Professor INR 4.07 L  INR 3.10 L

PhD Salary In India 2022 Based On Specialisations

The table below consists of the PhD salaries based o the differed PhD Specaislistaion of the students.

Streams  PhD Specializations Average Salary
Management PhD Human Resource Management INR 4.00,000 – INR 12.00,000
PhD Marketing
PhD Business Management
PhD Finance
Medical PhD Neuroscience INR 4.00,000 – INR 11.00,000
PhD Pathology
PhD Physiotherapy
Engineering PhD Biomedical Engineering INR 3,00,000 – INR 15,00,000
PhD Information Technology
PhD Mechanical Engineering
PhD Bioinformatics
Arts PhD English INR 4.00,000 – INR 12.00,000
PhD Economics
PhD History
PhD Sociology
PhD No.
Law PhD Legal Studies INR 2,00,000 – INR 13,00,000
PhD Law

Candidates must check the PhD Eligibility before checking the more salary aspects of PhD below.

PhD Salary in India Based On Different Jobs

Nowadays PhD has a scope in the corporate world along with academics as well. The table below contains some more popular PhD specializations like PhD in computer science salary, based on the different career opportunities :

PhD Job Profile Average Salary
PhD Chemistry Forensic Chemist, Junior Scientist, Chemical Researcher, Medical Technologist. INR 10,00,000 – 14,00,000
PhD Computer Science Website Developer, Software Developer, Hardware Engineer, Network Engineer. INR 2,00,000 – 4,00,000
PhD Biology Professor, Microbiologist, Research Biologist INR 2,00,000 – 6,00,000
PhD Mathematics Accountant, Cashier, Finance Manager, Professor, Loan Counsellor  INR 3,00,000 – 8,00,000
PhD Economics Professor, Banker,Financial Managers ,Accounter, Economists, . INR 2,00,000 – 8,00,000
PhD Mechanical Engineering Executive Engineer, Research Scientist, Professor, Mechanical Design Engineer INR 3,00,000 – 12,00,000
PhD Marketing  Deputy Manager, Marketing Manager, New Product Manager, Marketing Executive,  INR 3,00,000 – 8,00,000
PhD Psychology Research Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Professor, Therapist. INR 1,00,000 – 12,00,000
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